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Pilot Protection Services Medical Mailbag- March Q&A

Dr. Jonathan Sackier, Dr. Warren Silberman, and Gary Crump, RN, answer your medical aviation questions.

2015, 03 01

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FAA offers interpretation of solo endorsements

How long is a solo endorsement valid? The regulations can be confusing, even misleading, but recent FAA interpretation provides some clarification by distinguishing between student pilots and already-certificated pilots seeking additional certificates or ratings.

2015, 02 17


Medical conditions that don't require special issuance, part 2

In the past, we have talked about FAA’s newer program of Conditions that AME’s Can Issue (CACI). The FAA plans to expand this program in the future, but for now, here are some other conditions that require a report from the airman's treating physician, but will not likely result in a special issuance.

2015, 02 06
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